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  1. 4 December 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    4 ways tech can help your mental health

    The headlines say digital technology is bad for our mental health, but University of Melbourne research finds new tech could provide future tools for treatment.

  2. Podcast17 November 2017 - Up Close

    From pole to pole: Treating bipolar disorder

    Professor Allan Young discusses bipolar disorder and new treatments, including environmental lithium, on the University of Melbourne's Up Close podcast.

  3. 12 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    (Don’t) always look on the bright side of life

    University of Melbourne research finds societal pressure to feel happy could be bad for our mental health; even contributing to the prevalence of depression.

  4. 31 May 2017 - Public Affairs

    Australia’s middle-aged suicide rate ‘a cause for alarm’

    In the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Angus Deaton discusses why white America is killing itself, and why Australia should heed this warning.

  5. Podcast31 May 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Deaths of despair

    In the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Angus Deaton of Princeton University discusses the social crisis facing many white middle-aged Americans.

  6. 20 March 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Men’s self-reliance linked to risk of self-harm

    A study of almost 14,000 men has found a strong link between those who identify as highly self-reliant and higher rates of thoughts of suicide or self-harm.

  7. 26 April 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Supplements supercharge antidepressants

    Omega 3 supplements can give antidepressants a boost, particularly for people who don’t respond well to the medication, a new study shows.

  8. 24 September 2015 - Health & Wellbeing

    The silver-lining gene that could help depression

    Research into a gene that makes people feel things more deeply offers hope to those with clinical depression.